The University of California, Irvine Libraries seek a knowledgeable, energetic, and enthusiastic librarian to join the Cataloging & Metadata Services Department as the Digital Resources and Serials Cataloging/Metadata Librarian.
Reporting to the Head of the Cataloging & Metadata Services Department, the Digital Resources and Serials Cataloging/Metadata Librarian will provide leadership and expertise for original and complex contributed cataloging and metadata maintenance associated with serials and electronic resources, applying national standards using MARC 21, RDA, LC PCC PSs, AACR2, and the Library of Congress classification system and subject headings. The incumbent will serve as the Libraries’ liaison to UC- CONSER funnel and will manage the batch loading and maintenance of catalog records received from vendors and the University of California cataloging consortium. The incumbent will manage the Serials, E-Resources and Digital Metadata Unit which consists of 5 catalogers whose duties include cataloging serials, electronic resources, government documents, CJK and other Southeast Asian language material. The incumbent will be responsible for supervising and training departmental staff and will serve as an expert resource person regarding serials and electronic resources cataloging and metadata within the Department and throughout the Libraries. It is envisioned that this position will also take a lead role in the Department’s increased participation in digital projects, providing expertise in non-MARC metadata for digital collections. The incumbent will maintain awareness of and engagement with national and international trends and developments in cataloging and metadata standards. As a member of the departmental management committee, the incumbent will participate in the development of local cataloging and metadata policies and procedures, and in the local implementation of national standards, rules and best practices for cataloging and metadata. The incumbent will participate in library-wide committees, task forces, and special projects, and will be involved in University of California (UC) system-wide initiatives and projects related to cataloging and metadata.
To Apply: Qualified applicants who wish to be considered for this position should submit the information requested (cover letter; complete résumé; and the names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three references, with a statement of each reference’s professional relationship to the applicant) via UC Recruit at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02706